Bridges to Prosperity

Mortenson Center leading work to study trail bridge use in rural Rwanda

Dec. 18, 2020

The World Bank estimates that nearly a billion people across the globe lack access to an all-season road within two kilometers of their home. It’s a problem the Mortenson Center in Global Engineering and their collaborators are working to better quantify and solve.

Meredith Kee

Meredith Kee named Outstanding Undergraduate for Service

Dec. 16, 2020

The CU Boulder College of Engineering Outstanding Undergraduate for Service award recognizes a student who has performed meritorious service at CU Boulder or within the wider community. This year’s recipient in Meredith Kee, graduating with a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering.

CEAE alumna Heather Doty

Commitment to community: Alumna serving as SWE president

Nov. 23, 2020

Heather Doty (Mus'00, BSMSCivEngr'01, MBA'10) credits the Society of Women Engineers with helping her find her community. Doty will serve as national SWE president through June 2021.

Students from the civil engineering senior design class with Kiewit and Denver Water teams at Northwater Treatment Plant on CO93 near Golden.

Innovative partnership prepares infrastructure engineers

Nov. 18, 2020

The University of Colorado Boulder has partnered with Kiewit, one of the nation’s largest construction and engineering organizations, to launch the Kiewit Design-Build Program.

Roseanna Neupauer

CU researchers contribute to frost quake modeling research

Nov. 16, 2020

Frost quakes are not particularly rare, but they are harder to observe than traditional earthquakes. Professor Roseanna Neupauer was part of a recent effort to develop new models with the Oulu, Finland, 2016 quake data, the results of which are discussed in a new paper published in the Journal of Geophysical Research.

Karl Linden

Linden to receive prestigious 2020 Clarke Prize

Nov. 2, 2020

The National Water Research Institute (NWRI) and the Joan Irvine Smith and Athalie R. Clarke Foundation will present the 2020 Clarke Prize to Professor Karl Linden on Nov. 10. NWRI administers the prestigious $50,000 prize.

Cresten Mansfeldt

Sewage testing shows a country flush with coronavirus cases

Oct. 30, 2020

Environmental engineering Assistant Professor Cresten Mansfeldt's research was highlighted in a CNN article about testing wastewater for evidence of COVID-19.

Angela Bielefeldt

CU Boulder leads research into engineering education and AI-augmented learning

Oct. 26, 2020

Professor Angela Bielefeldt is serving as co-director of the new Engineering Education and AI-Augmented Learning Interdisciplinary Research theme, focused on the future of education and artificial intelligence in the classroom.

Men at work on the GERD in 2014 (By Jacey Fortin - CC BY-SA 4.0)

Study: Coordinated drought planning essential for Nile countries

Oct. 21, 2020

Near-term impacts of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) on downstream water availability for Egypt and Sudan are unlikely to cause shortages, but drought preparedness will require careful coordination, suggests a study by researchers from the University of Oxford, the University of Manchester, the University of North Carolina at Chapel...

Richard Regueiro

Engineering leads new DOE Predictive Science Academic Alliance Program Center on particulate materials research

Oct. 14, 2020

Professor Richard Regueiro, along with four other co-directors, is leading a new Multi-disciplinary Simulation Center funded by the Department of Energy and the National Nuclear Security Administration’s Advanced Simulation and Computing program in support of the stockpile stewardship program.

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